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I now know what three words I’d like to put on my gravestone:

“I fucked up.”


'Now that the ground has settled'

Now that the ground has settled under my feet, I wonder if I am where I once thought I would be. November has been a month where the soil crumbled under my feet on two occasions, taking from me first my second daughter Jessica, and eleven years later; her mother Katherine. 1,907 more words

How Poetry Helped to Solve a 70 Year Mystery

For Karl Smith and his friends, the scout trip to Oxwich Bay in Wales should have been a great boyhood adventure. But it was a trip from which Karl never returned. 296 more words


Coronet Rapier #1


I scanned the negatives from the Coronet Rapier and was pleased with the results, especially as the developer was 20 years old. But there are things I need to improve on, like wearing disposable gloves when loading the film onto the developing spiral, there were finger marks on some of the frames (I’m guessing mine), use hardener in the fixer solution to toughen up the film emulsion, and buy some Tak clothes to get the dust off the glass on the scanner. 68 more words


WordPress - #Daily Prompt - Ghoulish

It’s a ghoulish night at the curve of the street

All the boys and girls are going trick or treat

Costumed in and as their latest aspiration… 97 more words

Photographs & Memories

2 September 2015, Wednesday – The desecration of the grave

I feel ill. The pain from my muscle weakness hurts. My body is playing a nasty game — it´s unstable so I have indefinitely postponed surgery and run from one doctor to the next. 588 more words